Closing Date:  21 Jun, 2019

Section Principal Oboe

Job  | Full-time  | 

Orchestra Victoria seeks a musician of outstanding ability for the full-time position of Section Principal Oboe.

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Interested in working in one of Australia’s most innovative orchestras, in the one of the world’s
most liveable cities? Orchestra Victoria is a performance partner of Australia’s national ballet
company, The Australian Ballet, and national opera company, Opera Australia. The orchestra
also has a rich performance life beyond the pit, providing music festivals, orchestral concerts
and education programmes, across the beautiful state of Victoria.

Orchestra Victoria offers:
• excellent salaries
• performance opportunities in the greatest of opera, ballet, symphonic and chamber
music repertoire
• a very exciting and friendly working environment
• world class health and wellbeing programs for musicians
Orchestra Victoria seeks a musician of outstanding ability for the full-time position of Section
Principal Oboe.

The salary for this position as a Level A Section Principal Musician starts at $84,925 per annum
plus superannuation and allowances. The position, if offered, will be, initially, a three-year
contract, subject to a trial period in accordance with the Orchestra Victoria Enterprise Agreement.

Applications are open to Australian and New Zealand citizens and Permanent Residents of
Australia only.

Audition date: Tuesday 9 July 2019

Audition location: Joan Hammond Hall, 77 Southbank Boulevard, Southbank, VIC
Recorded auditions will be accepted.

Audition repertoire: 

  • Mozart Concerto for Oboe in C major with piano accompaniment
    First movement, with cadenza
    Second Movement, without cadenza
  • Strauss Concerto for Oboe in D major with piano accompaniment First movement
  • Grovlez Sarabande and Allegro with piano accompaniment
  • Orchestral excerpts - Available following receipt of formal application from Tuesday 7 June 2019 for candidates attending the audition in person and Friday 31 May 2019 for candidates submitting a recorded audition.

How to apply
Complete the application form below and provide a CV toorchestrajobs@australianballet.com.au

More information: Please contact Angela Chilcott on 0427 609 504 or orchestrajobs@australianballet.com.au